OSHA News Releases - September 2009
September 1, 2009 to September 30, 2009

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  • September 30 [Trade News Release] - 2009 - 09/30/2009 - OSHA issues proposed rule to adopt the Globally Harmonized Hazard Communication System
  • September 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 09/30/2009 - Sunoco Inc. receives $147,000 in proposed penalties after U.S. Labor Department's OSHA conducts safety inspection
  • September 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 09/30/2009 - Wisconsin-based A-1 Excavating agrees to pay $474,000 and take jobsite safety steps in settlement with U.S. Labor Department's OSHA
  • September 29 [Region 10 News Release] - 2009 - 09/29/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $87,000 in fines for violations at Seward Ship's Drydock, Inc., in Seward, Alaska
  • September 28 [Trade News Release] - 2009 - 09/28/2009 - Preparing workplaces for H1N1 influenza is focus of upcoming OSHA forum
  • September 28 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 09/28/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Hiland Dairy Foods Co. of Wichita, Kan., for alleged safety violations
  • September 28 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 09/28/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes GE Water and Process Technologies in St. Peters, Mo., for safety and health excellence
  • September 24 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 09/24/2009 - Splash Handwash faces nearly $63,000 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines following worker injury at Fairfield, Conn., carwash
  • September 24 [Region 3 News Release] - 2009 - 09/24/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Conshohocken, Pa., company for workplace safety and health hazards
  • September 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 09/24/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA levies nearly $295,000 in fines against Superior Dairy in Canton, Ohio
  • September 23 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 09/23/2009 - Falmouth, Mass., contractor faces more than $69,000 in fines from U.S. Labor Department's OSHA following cave-in at Kingston, Mass., jobsite
  • September 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 09/22/2009 - La Administración de Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional (OSHA) del Departamento del Trabajo de EE.UU., OSHA de Puerto Rico y la Universidad del Sagrado Corazón renuevan su alianza de seguridad y salud
  • September 22 [Region 8 News Release] - 2009 - 09/22/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites 2 Texas-based companies for fall hazards at Colorado worksite
  • September 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 09/22/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites construction company more than $140,000 for excavation hazards at Drummond, Okla., worksite
  • September 22 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 09/22/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Monarch Oil Inc. of Omaha, Neb., for safety violations following accident investigation
  • September 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 09/22/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Toys R Us for exit access hazards at Bay Parkway store in Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • September 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 09/22/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA, Puerto Rico OSHA and the University of the Sacred Heart renew safety and health alliance
  • September 21 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 09/21/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $79,000 in fines to Danbury, Conn., manufacturer for machine guarding and lockout/tagout hazards
  • September 18 [Trade News Release] - 2009 - 09/18/2009 - OSHA opens record on proposed rule on electric power generation, transmission and distribution
  • September 18 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 09/18/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA and Louisiana State University sign alliance agreement to provide training, education and outreach
  • September 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 09/18/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Stone Mountain, Ga., manufacturer with 44 safety and health violations
  • September 18 [National News Release] - 2009 - 09/18/2009 - U.S. Labor Department awards more than $6.8 million in safety and health training grants
  • September 15 [Trade News Release] - 2009 - 09/15/2009 - OSHA document describes silica control
  • September 11 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 09/11/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Americold Logistics LLC in Carthage, Mo., for alleged safety violations
  • September 11 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 09/11/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Clean Harbors Environmental Services Inc. for safety and health excellence
  • September 11 [Region 8 News Release] - 2009 - 09/11/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Nelson Pipeline Constructors Inc. in Fort Lupton, Colo., for alleged safety violations
  • September 11 [Region 8 News Release] - 2009 - 09/11/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Spaccamonti Excavating Inc. in Pueblo, Colo., for alleged safety violations
  • September 10 [Region 9 News Release] - 2009 - 09/10/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor files whistleblower suit against contractor working at Camp Pendleton, Calif.
  • September 10 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 09/10/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes MediFit Corporate Services in St. Louis for excellence in workplace safety and health
  • September 09 [Trade News Release] - 2009 - 09/09/2009 - Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health addresses influenza preparedness
  • September 09 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 09/09/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Knobel's Refrigeration Inc. of North Platte, Neb., for worksite safety violations
  • September 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 09/09/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Pride Plating Inc. in Grove, Okla., for alleged safety and health hazards
  • September 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 09/09/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $90,000 in penalties against Griffin Industries rendering plant in Starke, Fla.
  • September 09 [National News Release] - 2009 - 09/09/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA issues final rule updating personal protective equipment standards based on national consensus standards
  • September 09 [Region 9 News Release] - 2009 - 09/09/2009 - U.S. Labor Departments OSHA cites Guam general contractor, 5 subcontractors for multiple safety and health violations
  • September 04 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 09/04/2009 - Connecticut manufacturer faces $225,500 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for new and recurring hazards at Newington, Conn., plant
  • September 04 [Trade News Release] - 2009 - 09/04/2009 - Nursing homes, manufacturing establishments among nearly 4,000 worksites on inspection list under OSHA's Site-Specific Targeting 2009 program
  • September 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 09/04/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA levies $275,000 fine to Metal Improvement Co. in Lombard, Ill.
  • September 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 09/03/2009 - La Administración de Salud y Seguridad Ocupacional del Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos presenta a líderes religiosos y de la comunidad del área de Nueva York un nuevo recurso para la seguridad en la construcción
  • September 03 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 09/03/2009 - Norwalk, Conn., electrical contractor faces $148,000 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines following Stamford, Conn., electrical fire
  • September 03 [Region 10 News Release] - 2009 - 09/03/2009 - Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility in Bremerton, Wash., receives OSHA's highest safety recognition
  • September 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 09/03/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA introduces New York area community and faith-based leaders to new construction safety resource
  • September 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 09/02/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Ball Ground, Ga., poultry additive manufacturer with failure-to-abate, repeat and serious safety violations
  • September 01 [National News Release] - 2009 - 09/01/2009 - Illinois OSHA public employee protection plan receives federal approval
  • September 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 09/01/2009 - La Administración de Salud y Seguridad Ocupacional del Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos renueva alianza por la salud y la seguridad con El Centro de Hospitalidad para los trabajadores de habla hispana de Staten Island, Nueva York
  • September 01 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 09/01/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $47,000 in fines for process safety management hazards at Boston seafood company
  • September 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 09/01/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA renews safety and health alliance with El Centro de Hospitalidad for Spanish-speaking Staten Island, N.Y., workers